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NooshTube™, The White House and Norouz! Here is the story.

Last year, President Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama celebrated Norouz at the White House by bringing together various organizations and individuals. This year, they hosted the celebration once again, and NooshTube™ was invited to join. As an Iranian-American who has always believed in…

“What do we leave behind, and what do we keep?” Guest Blogger (9)

I am excited to share a “Persian Mommas” views and contemplations when she is celebrating the holidays. The dichotomy that many Iranian Americans feel with various holidays and traditions, and how they want to raise their children is very well…

5 Things to Bring to a Persian Summer Picnic

It’s August already and summer is in full force. I hate jumping ahead but since it is August and our summer weather is very precious, it is time to make sure you go on a picnic! That is a formal request…

Why is there “Grass” on your table?!

I have received this question more than once. Anytime I am explaining the “Haft-seen” (our table set up for Iranian New Year) and I get to the part about the “grass looking object” I get blank stares and confused expressions.…

TheSaffronLife (and me) on the radio – 1st time!

Despite the fact that I try not to often write about myself here… I couldn’t resist this one! I was recently accepted to be on a local radio station and talk about TheSaffronLife. This was my  first radio interview… ever!…